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Jul 2018
July 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on Russia's role in the Syrian conflict.
July 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the National on terror attacks in Tunisia
July 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish parliamentary politics.
July 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Emirati military operations in Yemen.
July 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post on the role of Israel in American politics.
July 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iranian strategy in Syria.
July 2, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The National on U.S. plans to coordinate Iran sanctions with Gulf allies.
Jun 2018
June 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on Turkey's election results.
June 27, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on the Trump administration's relations with the Palestinian Authority.
June 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the international response to U.S. sanctions on the Iranian oil market.
June 25, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Turkish politics in the wake of Erdogan's reelection.
June 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Middle East peace process.
June 24, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkish PM Erodgan's reelection.
June 23, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Turkey's presidential and parliamentary elections.
June 22, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AP on Iraq's election recount.
June 21, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS to discuss the Turkish elections.
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the upcoming Turkish election.
June 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on airstrike on the Iraqi-Syrian border.
June 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Saudi-led coalition's military operation in Hodeidah.
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss F-35 sales to Turkey.
June 14, 2018 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the crisis in Yemen.
June 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Gulf economic aid offered to Jordan.
June 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Vice News on Russia's military presence in Syria.
June 5, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PRI's "The World" to discuss the impending siege on the Yemeni port of Hodeidah.
June 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Financial Times on Iranian nuclear enrichment post-JCPOA.
June 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on U.S. military assistance to the Lebanese Armed Forces.
May 2018
May 30, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Al Arabiya on the Trump administration's Middle East policy.
May 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Times of Israel on views of Israel in Saudi media.
May 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Turkey's recent currency problems.
May 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's electoral success.
May 17, 2018 Institute experts appeared on NPR to discuss violence on the Israel-Gaza border.
May 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on Iraq's election results.
May 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Europe's post-JCPOA path.
May 9, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's post-JCPOA Iran policy.
May 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The National on Europe's reaction to the U.S. JCPOA withdrawal.
May 7, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on how Iran benefits from Hezbollah's electoral victories in Lebanon.
May 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S. military assistance to Saudi forces in the Yemen war.
Apr 2018
April 30, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss whether or not the Trump administration will withdraw from the Iran deal.
April 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Turkey's opposition parties' strategy in the June election.
April 25, 2018 Institute experts quoted by Bloomberg on French President Macron's case for not withdrawing from the JCPOA.
April 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on French President Macron's Washington visit.
April 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Turkey's upcoming snap elections.
April 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by NPR on Russia's efforts to repatriate the children of ISIS members.
April 16, 2018 Institute expert appeared on C-SPAN's Washington Journal to discuss U.S. strikes in Syria.
April 15, 2018 Institute expert appeared on CBS Face the Nation to discuss the U.S. strategy in Syria.
April 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Syria's chemical weapons program.
April 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S. response to the Syrian chemical weapons attack.
April 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's U.S. tour.
April 5, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Russia and Turkey's plans to shape post-war Syria.
April 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on a Bahraini bank's efforts to flout sanctions.
April 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the Trump administration's Iran policy.
Mar 2018
March 30, 2018 Institute experts quoted in The Hill on American investments in the Palestinian Authority Security Forces.
March 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how sanctions would be reimposed on Iran should the U.S. walk away from the JCPOA.
March 27, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the expulsion of Russian diplomats from Western countries.
March 26, 2018 Institute expert appeared on PBS to discuss the appointment of John Bolton as national security advisor.
March 23, 2018 Institute expert was quoted by Bloomberg on recent national security position departures in the Trump administration.
March 20, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the Israeli bombing of a Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007.
March 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's upcoming Washington visit.
March 15, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the status of the Syrian civil war after seven years.
March 11, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on sectarian and ethnic rifts in Iraq.
March 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on internet censorship in Turkey.
March 3, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming Washington visit.
Feb 2018
February 28, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the North Korea-Syria defense relationship.
February 26, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Saudi military leadership shakeup.
February 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the disintegration of press freedom in Lebanon.
February 19, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Iran's Mahan Air evading sanctions to buy airplane parts.
February 17, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on recent efforts to raise funds for Iraq's reconstruction.
February 14, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the next phase of the Syrian civil war.
February 10, 2018 Institute expert cited in the Wall Street Journal on the deterioration of Lebanon's political freedoms.
February 10, 2018 Institute experts quoted by the New York Times on the downing of an Israeli F-16 near the Israeli-Syrian border.
February 6, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Qatar's increased lobbying efforts in Washington.
February 2, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the war in Yemen.
Jan 2018
January 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on U.S. sanctions on Hamas.
January 31, 2018 Institute expert quoted by The Atlantic on the friction between Qatar and the GCC.
January 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by AP on Vice President Pence's visit to Israel.
January 23, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's assault on Afrin in Syria.
January 21, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Vice President Pence's Middle East trip.
January 18, 2018 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the U.S.-Turkey relationship.
January 16, 2018 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on U.S.-Kurdish cooperation in Syria.
January 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on the Trump administration's vision for the Iran nuclear deal.
January 12, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the future of the Iran nuclear deal.
January 10, 2018 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on the Islamic State's possible resurgence.
January 8, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the Trump administration's options regarding the Iran deal.
January 4, 2018 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Iran protests.
January 4, 2018 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the protests in Iran.
January 1, 2018 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the U.S. policy response to the Iran protests.
Dec 2017
December 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on EU-Turkish relations.
December 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's Syria strategy.
December 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's upcoming elections.
December 22, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the war in Yemen.
December 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the UN vote regarding the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the continued American military presence in Iraq following the defeat of ISIS.
December 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Business Insider on Saudi Arabia's military capabilities.
December 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on U.S.-supplied weapons captured by ISIS in Syria.
December 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Vice President Pence's upcoming trip to the Middle East.
December 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Turkish President Erdogan's visit to Greece.
December 8, 2017 Institute experts appeared on NPR to discuss the Palestinian view on the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 6, 2017 Institute experts cited by New York Times column on the Trump administration's Jerusalem announcement.
December 6, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" to discuss the White House's Jerusalem announcement.
December 5, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Libya and the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean.
December 5, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the White House's Jerusalem announcement.
Nov 2017
November 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Newsweek on North Korean military cooperation with Iran and Syria.
November 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the Islamic State's presence in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.
November 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Turkey's role in U.S. efforts to stabilize Syria.
November 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the Islamic State's dwindling territory and increasingly reckless tactics.
November 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on the direction of Saudi policy and implications for the U.S.
November 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on Israeli-Saudi relations.
November 11, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan drafting.
November 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AP on the Houthi missile attack on Saudi Arabia.
November 7, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to explain how the direction of Saudi domestic policy affects the business climate.
November 7, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on the arrests of royal family members and ministers in Saudi Arabia.
November 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on BBC to discuss the regional influence of Iran's IRGC.
November 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the terrorist attack in New York City.
Oct 2017
October 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Al Monitor on post-referendum Turkish-KRG relations.
October 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Iraqi Prime Minister al-Abadi's tenure as head of state.
October 25, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's visit to the Middle East.
October 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on U.S. priorities in Syria after the fall of ISIS.
October 16, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PRI's "The World" to discuss the conflict over Kirkuk.
October 16, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC's Squawk Box to discuss path forward for the Iran nuclear deal.
October 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on the Trump administration's threats to back out of the Iran deal.
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the possibility of renegotiating the JCPOA.
October 12, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the business implications of the Trump administration's Iran policy.
October 11, 2017 Institute expert's book on U.S. Afghanistan stability operations excerpted by Foreign Policy magazine.
October 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation efforts.
October 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the intensifying U.S.-Turkey diplomatic spat.
October 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the Yemen war's spillover effects in Saudi Arabia.
October 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Russia's increased presence in the Middle East.
October 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the Islamic State's diminishing oil revenues.
Sep 2017
September 29, 2017 Institute expert appeared on BBC Newshour to discuss the aftermath of the KRG referendum.
September 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on Iran's growing, unchecked influence in Syria.
September 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the decision to allow Saudi women to drive.
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the energy implications of the KRG referendum.
September 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the pitfalls for U.S. policy in the recent Iraqi Kurdistan referendum.
September 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Jordanian crown prince's speech to the UN.
September 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Israeli PM Netanyahu's speech to the UN General Assembly.
September 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the U.S. urging the Kurdistan Regional Government to cancel the scheduled referendum.
September 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post regarding the Islamic State's shifting tactics in the face of defeat.
September 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Europe's view of the JCPOA.
September 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the latest failed attempt to quell the Saudi-Qatari feud.
September 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Israeli strike on Syrian chemical weapons site.
September 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on recent intelligence collected on the Islamic State.
September 7, 2017 Institute experts quoted by USA Today on the dwindling Syrian territory under ISIS control.
September 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the liberation of the Iraqi city of Tal Afar from ISIS.
Aug 2017
August 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Times of Israel on prospect of the Trump administration declaring Iran's noncompliance in the JCPOA.
August 29, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the death of Iran's former foreign minister.
August 24, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Assad approaching the point where his forces will control half of Syrian territory.
August 23, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the White House’s latest efforts to move the peace process forward.
August 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the remaining battles ahead in the effort to drive ISIS from Iraq.
August 22, 2017 Institute executive director quoted in New York Times on the Trump administration's decision to withhold aid from Egypt.
August 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
August 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Assad's push into eastern Syria.
August 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AP on the significance of Iraqi Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr’s trips to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
August 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the resumption of military exercises with Egypt.
August 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Jerusalem Post regarding Palestinian messaging to the Trump White House.
August 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on purges in Turkey targeting Erdogan's political adversaries.
August 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on the rising tensions regarding the Temple Mount.
Jul 2017
July 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The National on Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada Al Sadr’s visit to Saudi Arabia.
July 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Fox News to discuss sanctions bill aimed at Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
July 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on ISIS's weakening grip on Raqqa.
July 25, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Bloomberg to discuss new sanctions legislation aimed at Iran, North Korea, and Russia.
July 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on how the Gulen-Erdogan feud affects business in Turkey.
July 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on U.S. efforts to fight the Assad regime in Syria.
July 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on U.S. military support for Lebanon.
July 15, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the situation in Turkey one year after the failed coup.
July 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on the one-year anniversary of the failed coup in Turkey.
July 12, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR’s Morning Edition to discuss the present challenges and opportunities in the peace process.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the road ahead after the fall of Mosul in the fight against ISIS.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Secretary Tillerson's efforts to mediate the Qatar crisis.
July 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted on the destruction inflicted on Mosul during ISIS control and expulsion.
July 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Fox News on the remaining ISIS territory in Iraq.
July 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Qatar's "investment diplomacy."
Jun 2017
June 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the status of the Trump administration's peace process push.
June 30, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the regional grievances fueling the Qatar crisis.
June 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Syrian chemical weapons activity.
June 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Muslim Brotherhood's role in the Qatar crisis.
June 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CBS News on the regional dynamics surrounding the Qatar crisis.
June 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on the list of Saudi demands for Qatar to deescalate crisis.
June 21, 2017 Institute experts quoted in USA Today on Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Salman's appointment to crown prince.
June 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on the U.S. downing of a Syrian jet.
June 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Russia in Syria.
June 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the Islamic State becoming less of a priority in the battle for Syria.
June 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on the ongoing diplomatic spat between the GCC and Qatar.
June 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on China's neutrality regarding the Saudi-Iran feud.
June 5, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on growing tensions within the GCC regarding Qatar.
June 5, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the root causes of the growing internal rift between the GCC and Qatar.
June 1, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by the Associated Press on Trump's warming ties with Gulf capitals.
May 2017
May 31, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran's destabilizing activities in the Middle East.
May 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on ISIS’s presence in Libya in the wake of the Manchester bombing.
May 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Saudi investment in U.S. infrastructure projects.
May 23, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by Politico analyzing President Trump's Israel visit.
May 22, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on prospects for progess in the Middle East peace process.
May 22, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss President Trump's visit to Israel.
May 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on President Trump's upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia.
May 19, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on things to watch for during President Trump's Middle East trip.
May 17, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss Turkish President Erdogan's Washington visit.
May 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on downsides of President Trump weighing in on succession politics in Saudi Arabia.
May 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on looming political issues heading into Iran's presidential election.
May 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on White House decision to arm the Kurdish YPG.
May 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on President Trump's push for progress in the Middle East peace process.
May 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on President Trump's changing views on Saudi Arabia.
May 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the upcoming Abbas-Trump meeting.
May 2, 2017 Institute experts quoted in Washington Post previewing Mahmoud Abbas's Washington visit.
Apr 2017
April 29, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on the dire situation for migrants in Libya.
April 26, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the latest purges in Turkey in the wake of the referendum.
April 25, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Saudi Arabia's resumption of paying worker benefits and ministers' salaries.
April 24, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on new U.S. sanctions aimed at the Assad regime.
April 23, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to Washington.
April 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by The Economist on the question of President Erdogan's legitimacy in the aftermath of the referendum.
April 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the disqualification of Mahmoud Ahmedinejad from Iran's May elections.
April 17, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the results of Turkey's referendum.
April 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Turkey's investigation of 17 Americans and former government officials.
April 11, 2017 Institute expert cited by the Washington Post on Iran and Russia’s steadfast ties.
April 11, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Los Angeles Times on the Palm Sunday attacks in Egypt and ensuing state of emergency declaration.
April 8, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on U.S. military action against Syria's Assad.
April 7, 2017 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to discuss U.S. strikes on Syrian air base.
April 4, 2017 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria.
April 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on President Trump and Egyptian President Sisi's White House meeting.
April 3, 2017 Institute experts quoted by CNN on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's Washington visit.
April 2, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the Washington Post on Iran's increasing support for Bahraini militants.
Mar 2017
March 30, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Morning Edition to discuss Secretary of State Tillerson's trip to Turkey.
March 28, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Russia's increased military presence in Libya.
March 27, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss how to tackle homegrown terrorism.
March 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on U.S. support for the Saudi campaign in Yemen.
March 26, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Financial Times on Iraqi Kurdistan's oil industry.
March 25, 2017 Institute experts quoted by AFP on the arrest of a long-wanted alleged Hezbollah financier.
March 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on clashes between rebels and Assad's forces in Damascus.
March 20, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the New York Times on Iraqi PM Haider al-Abadi's Washington visit.
March 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Institute’s bipartisan study on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE).
March 15, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on Assad's endgame in Syria.
March 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Washington visit.
March 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Turkey's increasingly antagonistic relationship with Europe.
March 10, 2017 Institute expert's Transition 2017 report, "Deterring Iran," cited by the Washington Post.
March 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Washington Post on the Trump administration's plan to resume arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
March 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the budding relationships between Russia and Arab Gulf states.
March 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Cipher Brief on the decision to remove Iraq from the revised travel ban.
March 2, 2017 Institute expert appeared on Fox News to discuss the future of the Iran nuclear agreement.
March 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the growing Assad-Syrian Kurds relationship.
Feb 2017
February 27, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on political reforms Turkish President Erdogan is pursuing.
February 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the unity of Syria's opposition ahead of the next round of peace talks in Geneva.
February 21, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the fight to retake western Mosul.
February 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on the state of the Middle East Peace Process.
February 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on how Palestinians will interpret Mr. Trump’s eagerness for a new peace push.
February 15, 2017 Institute experts quoted in Washington Post on how the Trump administration will approach the Middle East Peace Process.
February 15, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR's "All Things Considered" to discuss Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Washington visit.
February 14, 2017 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the future of Israel-U.S. relations.
February 14, 2017 Institute expert quoted by BBC on priorities for the upcoming Netanyahu-Trump meeting.
February 14, 2017 Institute expert appeared on WSJ's Opinion Journal to discuss Israeli PM Netanyahu's Washington visit.
February 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted by AFP on the Trump administration's plans to relocate the U.S. embassy in Israel.
February 10, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on President Trump's Israel policy.
February 9, 2017 Institute experts quoted in the New York Times on Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu's February Washington visit.
February 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how Turkish PM Erdogan "is remaking the republic as overtly religious."
February 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the Egypt-U.S. relationship under the Trump administration.
February 6, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on how potential gas production in the Mediterranean can help Europe.
February 3, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on new sanctions on Iran in response to its recent ballistic missile tests.
February 3, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR’s "All Things Considered" to discuss the newly announced Iran sanctions.
February 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted in the New York Times on the simmering tensions between Greece and Turkey.
Jan 2017
January 30, 2017 Institute executive director quoted by the Associated Press on Jordan's King Abdullah II Washington visit.
January 30, 2017 Institute counselor quoted in Politico on how Arab leaders are approaching the Trump presidency.
January 26, 2017 Institute experts quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the composition of Trump's National Security Council.
January 22, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times about the Trump administration's stated plan to move the U.S. embassy in Israel.
January 18, 2017 Institute executive director cited by Times of Israel on Trump Administration's plan to relocate U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem.
January 18, 2017 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the Syrian war's spillover effects in Turkey.
January 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the arrest of the Istanbul New Year's Eve attacker.
January 17, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on how the Islamic State is lashing out across Iraq as it loses Mosul.
January 16, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the incoming administration's Middle East priorities.
January 13, 2017 Institute expert quoted in USA Today on what to expect from the Paris peace conference.
January 12, 2017 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss Iranian support for terrorism.
January 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Jordan's current security vulnerabilities.
January 9, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Voice of America on the ongoing Mosul operation against ISIS.
January 8, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the death of Iranian former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
January 7, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on the Russian drawdown in Syria.
January 4, 2017 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the current political polarization in Turkey.
January 1, 2017 Institute expert quoted by Politico on the New Years Eve night club attack in Istanbul.
Dec 2016
December 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Secretary Kerry's speech on Israel.
December 28, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the implications of Kerry's speech on U.S.-Israel relations.
December 24, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the UNSCR on Israeli settlements.
December 24, 2016 Institute experts quoted in New York Times on how the presidential transition is affecting policy towards Israel.
December 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on how Turkey's relationship with Russia improved as it deteriorated with the U.S.
December 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Wall Street Journal on the Trump administration's different approach to counterterrorism.
December 20, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the U.S. exclusion from Syria negotiations.
December 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey.
December 19, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss the aftermath of the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Ankara.
December 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the ramifications of the fall of Aleppo to Assad.
December 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted in The Economist on changes the Trump administration might bring for U.S. policy.
December 16, 2016 Institute experts quoted in Los Angeles Times on what changes the Trump administration could bring to Israel policy.
December 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the Trump administration’s plan to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.
December 8, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room" to discuss ISIS's changing approach to terror attacks.
December 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the shifting, downtrodden media tone of ISIS as it loses Mosul.
December 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on President Obama's final address on U.S. counterterrorism policy.
December 6, 2016 Institute expert cited in Washington Post on Iran's economic forecast in 2017.
Nov 2016
November 30, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Charlie Rose to discuss the battle for Aleppo.
November 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Saudi Arabia's efforts to combat extremism.
November 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss Russia's view on the Syrian war.
November 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the ongoing siege in Aleppo.
November 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted by International Business Times on the ongoing Iranian-Saudi proxy war the next administration faces.
November 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Los Angeles Times on the impending fall of Mosul.
November 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on Syrian rebels retaking Raqqa from ISIS.
November 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Hezbollah's vast illicit finance network.
November 20, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CBS 60 Minutes to discuss the U.S.-Turkey bilateral relationship.
November 17, 2016 Institute executive director quoted by Bloomberg on the incoming administration's view on Iran's role in the Middle East.
November 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted in the Washington Post on how the Trump administration will affect the Middle East.
November 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on uncertainty surrounding President-elect Trump and the Iran deal.
November 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Bloomberg on Turkish President Erdogan's increasingly muscular rhetoric regarding the region.
November 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on the slow progress being made in the fight for Mosul.
November 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Christian Science Monitor on how Israeli and Jordanian interests are affecting the Syrian war.
November 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Los Angeles Times on the complications of involving Shiite militias in the battle for Mosul.
Oct 2016
October 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Haaretz on how the Israeli military is preparing for the end of Mahmoud Abbas's rule.
October 26, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNBC on Iraq's decision to ignore OPEC's latest output quotas.
October 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the chaotic Middle East the next president will inherit.
October 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on the key players and factors in the fight for Mosul.
October 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Russia's deployment of an aircraft carrier to support the Syria intervention.
October 18, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Marketplace to discuss how losing Mosul will impact ISIS's finances.
October 17, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the start of the operation to expel ISIS from Mosul.
October 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on ISIS's strategic loss of Dabiq.
October 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Israeli-Palestinian religious leaders' meeting at Israeli president's home.
October 13, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on the impending invasion of Mosul by Iraqi government forces.
October 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the future of Turkey following the attempted coup.
October 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on U.S.-Saudi relations vis-à-vis the war in Yemen.
October 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on ISIS's indoctrination methods for children.
October 4, 2016 Institute expert appeared on WSJ Live to discuss the ongoing Russian and Syrian regime attacks on Aleppo.
October 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on dwindling options for peace in Syria.
Sep 2016
September 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on evaluating the Russian intervention in Syria after one year.
September 27, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Russia's role in the siege on Aleppo.
September 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on the growing U.S.-Russia friction regarding Syria.
September 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted by ABC News on the limits of U.S. counterterrorism policy and action.
September 21, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Bloomberg on the faltering ceasefire in Syria.
September 18, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the failing ceasefire in Syria.
September 15, 2016 Institute expert profiled by Haaretz on his work to promote reconciliation between Israelis and Palestinians.
September 13, 2016 Institute counselor quoted in New York Times on U.S. military aid to Israel.
September 13, 2016 Institute expert was quoted in the Washington Post on the Israel-U.S. military aid MOU.
September 13, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the appropriate response to Iranian provocations in the Persian Gulf.
September 9, 2016 Institute counselor quoted by Bloomberg on Congress’s passage of a bill that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi A
September 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the Associated Press on Russia’s Middle East Peace Process initiative.
September 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Turkey's media crackdown following the attempted coup.
September 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss the ongoing U.S.-Russian negotiations on Syria.
September 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on ISIS’s shrinking territory in Iraq and Syria.
Aug 2016
August 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on Israel's improving relations with its regional neighbors.
August 30, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on Iran's plan to buy more planes than the entire fleet of Air France.
August 27, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on ISIS after the fall of Mosul and Raqqa.
August 26, 2016 Institute expert appeared on Voice of America Radio to discuss the sectarian dynamics of Syria's civil war.
August 25, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on the use of textbooks for indoctrination by ISIS.
August 24, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Turkey's escalation in the fight against ISIS.
August 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on questions surrounding Turkey's NATO membership following the attempted coup.
August 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on Iran-Russia coordination in Syria.
August 16, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on NPR to discuss the ongoing fighting in Aleppo.
August 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by NBC News on purges in Turkey's military following the attempted coup.
August 12, 2016 Institute expert cited by CNN on the battle between Syrian regime forces and rebels for Aleppo.
August 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on aims of the Syrian regime in the siege of Aleppo.
August 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted in USA Today on upcoming assaults on ISIS strongholds in Mosul and Raqqa.
August 10, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AFP on Erdogan's united political front in the wake of the attempted coup.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on Iran's improving cyber capabilities in wake of Iran deal.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN to discuss Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan's meeting with Putin in Moscow.
August 9, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on Turkish PM Erdogan's fence-mending trip to Russia.
August 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Erdogan's Moscow visit.
August 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on Russia's capabilities within Syria.
August 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss increasing U.S. involvement in Syria.
August 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in The Economist on Assad's siege of Aleppo.
August 5, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Syria's military capabilities after five-plus years of war.
August 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on Qatar's economic support for Gaza.
August 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on the bitter rivalry between AKP and Gulen in Turkey.
Jul 2016
July 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by CNN on prospective Boeing sales to Iran.
July 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on U.S.-Israel military aid package.
July 28, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Bloomberg on arrests in Turkey following the attempted coup.
July 26, 2016 Institute expert quoted by USA Today on ISIS's desperation to remain relevant while it loses on battlefield.
July 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on Turkish President Erdogan's crackdown following the attempted coup.
July 22, 2016 Institute expert cited by Business Insider on how Russia benefits from Turkey's post-coup fallout.
July 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted in The Atlantic on President Erdogan's aims following the attempted coup in Turkey.
July 19, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Washington Post on the aftermath of Turkey's attempted coup.
July 18, 2016 Institute expert appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss the aftermath of the attempted coup in Turkey.
July 17, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on Hezbollah's involvement in the Syrian civil war.
July 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on U.S.-Turkey relations following the attempted coup.
July 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by the New York Times on U.S.-Russia negotiations on Syria.
July 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Reuters on the effects of the attempted coup in Turkey on the campaign versus ISIS.
July 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Foreign Policy on the French intelligence community's response to recent terrorist attacks.
July 15, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's All Things Considered to discuss implications of the attempted coup in Turkey.
July 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Jerusalem Post on Palestinian Authority succession issues.
July 14, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Wall Street Journal on why companies are still treading carefully when doing business with Iran.
July 12, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Washington Post on recent U.S. overtures to Russia regarding ending the Syria war.
July 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on recent terrorist attacks in Israel.
July 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR's Diane Rehm Show to discuss recent terror attacks around the world.
July 6, 2016 Institute expert quoted in New York Times on ISIS's attacks in Saudi Arabia.
July 5, 2016 Institute counselor appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to discuss strategies to defeat ISIS.
July 4, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CBS Radio to discuss attacks in Medina, Saudi Arabia.
July 3, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Politico on Turkey's response to Istanbul airport bombing.
Jun 2016
June 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNBC to explain how the Istanbul attack will not change the city's identity.
June 29, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the Istanbul airport attack.
June 29, 2016 Institute expert quoted by AP on Jordan's crackdown on homegrown extremism as it fights the Islamic State.
June 23, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Russia-Turkey relations.
June 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by International Business Times on Iraq's fight for Anbar province.
June 22, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Christian Science Monitor on the Muslim Brotherhood's desire to return to power in Egypt.
June 16, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on growing disagreement on U.S. Syria policy within the State Department.
June 15, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Wall Street Journal on Saudi Deputy Crown Prince's visit to Washington.
June 14, 2016 Institute expert appeared on NPR to discuss the difference between "radical Islam" and "radical Islamism."
June 11, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Los Angeles Times on Iraq's liberation of Baiji from ISIS.
June 8, 2016 Institute expert quoted in Financial Times on the fight against ISIS in Syria.
June 8, 2016 Institute executive director cited in Foreign Policy on the JCPOA after one year.
June 7, 2016 Institute expert interviewed by CNN on implications of Israel naming a new defense minister.
June 7, 2016 Institute expert quoted by New York Times on Bashar al-Assad's defiant speech to the Syrian parliament.
June 6, 2016 Institute expert appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room" to discuss why ISIS is turning on its own in its hunt for spies.
June 2, 2016 Institute expert quoted by Foreign Policy on Iraq's fight for Fallujah.